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    Handling the Posterior Capsule Plaque with a 26 G Needle

    6th Annual Global Video Contest
    Cataract/Anterior Segment, Trauma

    In this routine Phacoemulsification of a soft cataract, a dense posterior plaque was present on the posterior capsule. It did not come with polishing or vacuum aspiration. Here the surgeon uses a bent 26 G needle to raise the plaque off the posterior capsule and slowly peel it off with the help of a paediatric rhexis forceps.